Posts Tagged

Member Spotlight

Dr. Sion Roy, a Harbor-UCLA Medical Center cardiologist, will become the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s (LACMA) youngest president in the organization’s 148-year history at the Annual Installation of President and Officers on June 21st, 2019. Dr. Roy is also a Trustee to the California Medical Association and was elected …

Dr. Emil Avanes is a primary care physician at Harmony Health MD in his hometown of Glendale, California who completed an undergraduate degree at Duke University and studied at the Chicago Medical School. He completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.  After completing his training, Dr. Avanes sought out employment that would allow him to …

Every year on February 3rd, National Women Physicians Day celebrates the birthday and courage of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the US in 1849, and the accomplishments of female physicians everywhere. The day strives to bring improvements to the workplace for the growing number …

Dr. John Villanueva is a Board-Certified Physician in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) practicing in Burbank, CA. He is the co-founder of Innovative Pain and Spine Physicians, which focuses on the multi-disciplinary approach of treating pain from a variety of disease processes including neck and back spinal …

To celebrate the upcoming year, we want to take a look back at the members we highlighted in 2017. This past year, LACMA turned the spotlight on some of its members who have made an impact in their practice and communities. All the featured physicians exemplified the mission of LACMA: to …

As a Los Angeles native, Dr. Arash Ari Nowain is thrilled to practice where he grew up. He earned his medical degree from USC’s Keck School of Medicine, where he received the Clinical Medicine Scholarship. After graduation, he completed three years of residency training in Internal Medicine at the Los …

Long-time LACMA and CMA member and leader, Dr. Hector Flores, will be presented with the Robert D. Sparks, M.D. Leadership Achievement Award by The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation and its Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO). The award is given annually to an individual or organization that has demonstrated …